ISE Gemini™, ISE's second options exchange that complements its existing market, launched on August 5, 2013. ISE Gemini will list products throughout the month of August, beginning with a small number of symbols and eventually trading all of the most active options classes.
Gemini Application Process
1a) Current ISE Members Complete the Waive-in Membership Application:
*Only one application is required per entity to apply for each membership type.
NOTE: All non-transactional fees, including membership, application, market data and trading right fees have been waived until January 1, 2014.
1b) Non-ISE members complete the Gemini Membership Application:
ISE Gemini Membership types are the same as ISE membership types:
*All non-transactional fees, including membership, application, market data and trading right fees have been waived until January 1, 2014.
Step 2: All Applicants must complete the following documents:
Step 3: Complete additional documentation, if applicable:
There are currently no fees associated with the membership application process. Once ISE Gemini fees have been established, the waive-in application fee will be waived for a limited period of time following the ISE Gemini launch.
Please return completed documentation to: GeminiMembership@ise.com
Additional ISE Gemini Information:
|Industry Source||ISE Gemini||ISE|
|Thomson Exchange Identifier||S||Y|
|Thomson Reuters Exchange Code||ISZ||ISO|
|Thomson Reuters Bridge Exchange Code||USIII||USI|
|Thomson Reuters RIC Extension||.I2||.Y|
|Thomson Exchange Qualifier||-S||-8|
|Bloomberg Exchange Code||UI||UL|
|Bluesheet Requester Code||I||I|
|Bluesheet Exchange Code||1||I|
|Market-Q Exchange Qualifier||=H||=I|
|Market-Q Exchange Mnemonic||GEM||ISE|
Reminder of key ISE Gemini dates:
On August 5, 2013, ISE Gemini Exchange launched with six products. Over the course of five phases, ISE Gemini will list 300 of the most actively traded options products based on industry volume. The dates and the number of options classes for each scheduled phase are as follows:
|1||Monday, August 05, 2013||6||Completed|
|2||Monday, August 12, 2013||50||Completed|
|3||Tuesday, August 20, 2013||50||Completed|
|4||Friday, August 23, 2013||50||Completed|
|5||Monday, August 26, 2013||All Remaining|
For the products listed in each phase, please visit:www.ise.com/geminiproductrollout
Phase 1 Products
|NVDA||NVIDIA Corp.||31||Wolverine Trading, LLC||54|
|DIS||Walt Disney Co.||32||Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC||51|
|NTAP||NetApp Inc.||34||Goldman, Sachs & Co.||52|
|TXN||Texas instruments Inc.||35||Citadel Securities LLC||55|
|GG||Goldcorp Inc.||36||Timber Hill LLC||55|
|DOW||Dow Chemical Co.||37||Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp.||53|
ISE Gemini will announce the specific products for each phase in a Market Information Circular (MIC) no later than the Friday prior to each phase. All other standard procedural listing notices will be sent as well.
For additional questions regarding the Product Listing Plan, please contact Market Operations by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 877-473-9989.
*Topaz will be d/b/a ISE Gemini.